The state was a key Democratic pickup in 2008, a symbol of Democratic inroads into the Republican West.
A few centuries ago Europe feared the inroads of Eastern barbarians; now, any such fear would be ridiculous.
But no amount of world-wisdom can set a man above the inroads of superstition.
Therefore he fought tirelessly, savagely, demoniacally, the inroads of the white man into his territory.
Resistance to the inroads of the barbarians was no longer possible.
All around the jungle hovers, watchful and jealous, and it is only by ceaseless labour that you can prevent its inroads.
The French soon began their inroads upon the Prince's territory.
I enumerate this collateral to show the inroads upon British securities that increasing war cost is making.
Mrs. Freneau's fortune was almost depleted by the inroads of the war.
Owing to inroads of the sea, ground has been greatly limited; but will be extended, when works now in progress are completed.